• Otopharynx Lithobates Zimbawe Rocks Sulfur Head (Germany) (Excellent Yellow Blaze Z-Rock)

This strain of Zimbawe Rocks Lithobates is imported from Germany. This fish shows great color. They color up sooner, around 2.5 inches, than the classic Zimbawe Rocks Strain and often show a wider yellow blaze on the head than the classic version of this fish. Males are blue with a wide yellow blaze on the head and yellow on the dorsal fin. Some males show yellow on the body as well. A few may obtain a more orange color on their blaze and dorsal fin with age. 

These fish are being grown in-house and added to from my wholesaler when needed. Last count (check for males and increased size) was 11/01/2018. Next count due 11/23/2018

Base price is for a 2.5" Male

I am just starting to grow these out from in-house stock. They will be added to from wholesaler stock from time to time. This strain will replace the classic strain given to me by Don Stoner. 

Best kept in single male tanks with milder Lake Malawi Peacocks and Haplochromines. 55 Gallon or larger tank suggested.

Best mix of sex for breeding is one male with five to six females. 

Profile Specs
Scientific Name Otopharynx lithobates (Zimbawe Rocks)
Common Name(s) Lithobtes Sulfurhead
Geo. Origin The southern portion of Lake Malawi
Habitat Intermediate Zone
Diet Carnivore
Gender Differences Dimorphic
Temperament Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size 5.5"
Temperature 78-82 F
pH 7.8-8.6
Water Hardness Hard

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Otopharynx Lithobates Zimbawe Rocks Sulfur Head (Germany) (Excellent Yellow Blaze Z-Rock)

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